Book Your Austin Charter Bus or Minibus In Under 60 Seconds
Traveling through Texas’s capital city? With CharterUP’s cutting-edge online marketplace for charter buses, groups traveling in Austin can rent the perfect bus in less than a minute. Browse bus options, compare prices and amenities, and take the hassle out of group transportation so you can focus on enjoying your trip, no matter the occasion! Check out our self-serve platform today to see how easy it can be to secure Austin group transportation.
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How it Works
Charter a bus in under 60 seconds with our revolutionary marketplace
Tell us about your trip
Simply enter your trip details, including the pickup location, destination, travel dates and the number of passengers.
CharterUP instantly calculates price quotes from different vendors in your area and displays them along with ratings, reviews and pictures of the buses.
Book with confidence
As soon as you confirm your reservation via our secure booking page, you can review your full itinerary and other details about your trip.
Austin’s First and Only Charter Bus Marketplace
CharterUP is Austin’s premier online marketplace for booking charter buses, minibuses, and shuttle services. The self-serve platform makes it easy to reserve private transportation for one-way trips, round trips, and large-scale events.
Need a ride to a Longhorns game or a shuttle service to SXSW events? Compare Austin bus rentals from professional local companies in just a few steps! You’ll just need information like when you’re traveling, where you’re headed in Austin, and your group size to instantly get transportation options in your area.
When you search on CharterUP, you’ll be able to choose an Austin bus rental that’s perfectly suited to your needs. Search for bus rentals with extra features like WiFi, power outlets, TVs, and personal climate controls to optimize comfort during your Austin travel experience.
Every bus rental booked on the CharterUP marketplace will also include a professional driver dedicated to your safety. As you explore Austin, you’ll have the expertise of a vetted pro handling the roads.
Make Group Travel in Austin Easy with CharterUP
Organizing group travel or large-scale event transportation can be an intimidating task. With CharterUP, planning transportation for group travel is simple and fast. In just a few moments, you can rent a charter bus in Austin to streamline your trip or event.
Skip splitting into multiple vehicles, organizing parking, dealing with traffic, and struggling to navigate Austin roads if you’re from out of town. Book a minibus rental or fleet of bus rentals to comfortably fit your entire group during your travels through Austin. Relax while a professional charter bus driver takes care of all your Austin transportation needs, from pickup to parking.
Rent a Bus in Austin for Private Events
Whether your UT alumni organization is looking for a shuttle to Longhorns homecoming or a group of friends planning a bachelorette bash along Sixth Street, the CharterUP marketplace has an Austin bus rental for your needs. Travel with confidence around Austin knowing you’ll have the best experience in a private bus rental.
Austin Charter Bus and Shuttle Services
Sporting Event Bus Rentals in Austin
Do you have a big group gearing up to cheer on the Longhorns? Beat gameday traffic at Texas Memorial Stadium with a bus rental booked with CharterUP. With a private bus rental, your group of Longhorns fans won’t have to worry about dealing with traffic or needing to designate a driver after a fun afternoon of tailgating. You’ll travel together to the game, arriving on time and with a built-in designated driver with your bus rental.
Local athletic clubs or high school teams traveling to away games will also find suitable transportation solutions with CharterUP. Sports teams can book a bus rental to Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, or even out of state.
Austin Wedding Shuttle Bus Rentals
Rent a charter bus in Austin for any and every wedding-related event. The CharterUP marketplace will have transportation options for bachelor and bachelorette parties, rehearsal dinners, and of course-—for the ceremony!
A private shuttle service is one way to keep your occasion running according to schedule and also keep your entire group safe. If you’re bar hopping along Sixth Street for your last hurrah, rent a minibus with a professional driver to shuttle your entire group to and from each location safely. If you need a shuttle service for your wedding ceremony, you’ll find sleek and modern Austin charter buses on the CharterUP platform. Book a service for timely transportation between your local church, reception venue, local hotels, and even the Austin airport for out-of-town guests.
Experience the Live Music Capital of the World
Groups or music lovers will find no shortage of live music venues to explore. Austin is home to more than 250 music venues and you’re sure to hear the city’s unique soundtrack if you’re in the Downtown area. Whether you have tickets to an upcoming show or you’re planning a night out of popping into and out of lively bars, a bus rental will improve your music experience. Large groups of music lovers won’t have to worry about parking multiple vehicles at busy venues in Central Austin. Hop on a private shuttle and ride to shows at iconic venues like Moodys, Antone’s, or Elephant Room.
Explore Nearby Destinations with CharterUP
The CharterUP network spans the entire state of Texas, which means finding an Austin bus rental to take you out of town is no sweat. Plan a day trip, weekend getaway, or even multi-city vacation with a stress-free, private charter bus rental.
Do you have a group of wine lovers getting together for a Hill Country winery hop? Or is your group of friends looking to beat the heat with a beachbound vacation on the Gulf? Whatever your travel needs are out of town, you’ll have the best transportation possible with an Austin bus rental booked with CharterUP!
Popular Day or Weekend Trips from Austin
- San Antonio, TX: 80 miles (1.5-2 hours)
- Houston, TX: 165 miles (2.5-3 hours)
- Dallas, TX: 200 miles (2.5-3 hours)
- Plano, TX: 215 miles (3.5 hours)
- Oklahoma City, OK: 400 miles 6 hours)
- New Orleans, LA: 500 miles (8 hours)
Festival and Large-Scale Event Transportation in Austin
One thing you can count on in Austin is to find a festival on the calendars year-round. The city is home to countless music, arts, food, and cultural festivals that bring large crowds annually. Get your passes for Austin City Limits or South by Southwest and book group transportation with CharterUP. The already busy city is exceptionally crowded during large festivals, so having your group transportation organized will be helpful. Rent a bus to transport your private group to performances or panels during an Austin festival.
Safe Austin School Event Transportation
Austin School Field Trip Bus Rentals
Renting an Austin charter bus is a wonderful way to upgrade school field trip transportation to top educational spots like the Texas Capitol or Zilker Botanical Garden. Instead of riding around in an older model of a school bus. educators and students can stay comfortable during field trip travels in a modern charter bus rental. CharterUP’s network includes buses equipped with features like reclining seats, climate controls, and entertainment amenities like WiFi to keep kids busy on the road.
Parents and educators can also rest assured that each bus rental is safe and every bus driver is certified in our network. Rest assured that your school class or youth group will be in safe, professional hands throughout field trips in Austin.
Austin School Sporting Event Charter Buses
High school athletics teams traveling to away games or tournaments should skip the minivans or school buses. Keep your athletes comfortable and well-rested in a charter bus rental during long hauls from Austin. Reserve a spacious Austin charter bus or event fleet of vehicles to comfortably transport your entire team to games out of town. Your charter bus rental will have spacious luggage bays for equipment and interiors with all the legroom your athletes will need to relax on the road.
Reliable Transportation in Austin for Business Events
Timely Employee Shuttle Services in Austin
CharterUP makes it swift and simple to book employee shuttle services in Austin. Companies of all sizes can book customized corporate transportation to shuttle employees between offices, off-site parking lots, meeting venues, or any other location in Austin. Your employees won’t have to worry about putting miles on personal vehicles or arriving at work events stressed out from Austin traffic. Book an employee shuttle bus with features like WiFi, power outlets, and reclining seats to keep your team traveling as stress-free as possible.
Business Conference Transportation in Austin
Utilizing a private shuttle service is a quick way to streamline big business events in Austin. Large-scale conferences like SXSW bring massive crowds to the city, which in turn, brings gridlock to Austin roads. With CharterUP, you can get quotes for reliable shuttles to transport VIP guests, event attendees, or even your employees to large-scale business events. Request a sleek minibus rental for your executive guests or a fleet of modern full-sized charter buses to shuttle guests from nearby business hotels.
Secure Your Austin Charter Bus Rental Today
Booking an Austin charter bus has never been easier than with CharterUP. Get your trip details together and visit our intuitive self-serve platform to view real-time quotes from local bus companies. You’ll have personalized quotes available in 60 seconds or less!
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know that my group will be safe when we travel with CharterUP?
CharterUP only partners with bus operators who share our vision for delivering the highest level of service and safety to all passengers. All bus operators go through a rigorous vetting process, which includes reviewing safety records, on-time performance, and customer reviews. Additionally, CharterUP requires bus operators to maintain high standards surrounding timeliness, cleanliness, and overall customer satisfaction.
What types of groups typically use CharterUP's services?
CharterUP’s services are designed to meet the needs of schools, corporations, sports teams, church groups, wedding parties, and more. Groups and companies that travel frequently can partner with CharterUP to take advantage of additional benefits reserved for recurring customers.
Can I view pictures and reviews of the buses and operators before making a reservation?
CharterUP’s online marketplace displays safety ratings, recent reviews, and detailed vehicle descriptions so you can see exactly what to expect when you make your reservation. Our platform also allows you to communicate directly with bus operators, giving you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have and ensure that you’re booking the right bus for your group.
How can I make a reservation for a charter bus on CharterUP's marketplace?
Simply input your travel details and our platform will generate real-time pricing and availability from our network of hundreds of bus operators across the U.S.
From there, you can compare vehicles, prices, operator reviews, on-time performance, safety records, and amenities all in one place. Once you’ve selected the bus that best fits your needs, you can book your reservation and receive confirmation right away.
What kinds of vehicles and amenities can I find on CharterUP?
CharterUP’s network of more than 4,000 vehicles includes minibuses, coach buses, and luxurious motor coaches. Amenities can include reclining seats, air conditioning, on-board restrooms, Wi-Fi, power outlets, and entertainment options such as TV screens or DVD players.
What if I need to change my itinerary or cancel my trip?
At CharterUP, we understand that sometimes plans change, and we’re here to help make any adjustments as smooth as possible. While it’s always best to finalize your itinerary in advance, we know that there are many moving pieces involved in travel, and we’re happy to work with you to make any necessary changes or cancellations. Changes can only be made up to 3 days before your trip.
CharterUP also offers a flexible refund policy:
- 100% refund: Cancellations 30 days or more from pickup
- 90% refund: Cancellations between 29 days and 72 hours from pickup
- No refund: Cancellations fewer than 72 hours from pickup
*All refund percentages are based on the total amount of the booked trip.
For more information about our policies, refer to our complete Terms & Conditions.
How do I pay for my charter bus rental? Is the full cost due at booking?
Once you’ve found the perfect bus for your trip and accepted a quote, you will be directed to a payment page to confirm your reservation. At that time, a deposit of 10% will be due to secure your booking. The confirmation screen will also show the date by which the remainder of the payment is due. We require a valid credit card to be on file to secure a reservation.
Type of Buses Available and their amenities
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“Could not have been more satisfied with the experience of using CharterUP. Amazing staff and the bus we had was very nice and had leather seats.”
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“I used CharterUP for my wedding in Nahant, MA. We had about 100 guests that needed to be shuttled from Salem, MA, to Nahant, MA, which was about a 30 minute trip. I had to make several changes in the itinerary leading up to the wedding, and CharterUP was great at updating the changes and communicating them with the local company. I had a positive experience overall and would recommend them!”